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Tatsuhiko Miyagawa
May 28, 2013 08:08
Re: is dead, long live
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On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 4:35 PM, Johan Vromans <> wrote:
> Aristotle Pagaltzis <> writes:
>> In both of these senses, Plack has you covered.
> Plack is an excellent framework for writing web applications.

Thank you, but no, Plack is not a framework.

It's a collection of building blocks to build web applications,
ranging from a quick & easy web application, to a foundation of
building larger frameworks.

> My 10-20 lines of Perl code will work on every web host that has Perl.

Not if the web host runs CentOS, which strips from the base perl install.

> Your Plack solution requires install of a huge collection of modules,
> including a lot of XS modules. The last time I tried to install Plack
> and Task::Plack (Fedora 17, with pristine 5.16.3) it bailed out after
> having installed some 90 modules.

Task::Plack != Plack. You don't need to install Task::Plack to run a
web app written in PSGI.

Tatsuhiko Miyagawa

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